Posts Tagged: pedagogy

America’s Next Top Classroom

The start of school is just around the corner and STEMcoach wants to celebrate the hard work you’re doing to get your classrooms set up for the year. We’re looking…
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Growth Mindset

Carol S. Dweck, author of the book Mindset, has spent decades in research about the factors, which impact achievement and success. She has found that intelligence and talent are not…
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Science Vocabulary Instruction

Reliance on standardized tests has increased dramatically over the past few decades, as witnessed by sales that grew from $7 million in 1955 to more than $267 million in 1997…
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Literacy in Science and Scientific Literacy

In a conversation with my younger brother, who is the residential and commercial plumbing inspector for one of the large counties in northwest Ohio, we were talking about the time…
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The Value of Failure for Learning

I recently visited the historic winter estate of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford in Fort Meyers, Florida. The marvelous botanical gardens, historic buildings, the Edison Botanical Research Laboratory, and the…
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